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    The Newshour Debate: Need for tougher laws? (Part 1 of 3)


    by TimesNow

    Angry protests in New Delhi reaching the doorstep of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Security officials tried in vain to hold them back. A protester who slipped inside intent on going inside the Presidents house being turned away by the guards. It's showing that the outrage has spilled over the country. The outrage then spilled out at the India Gate as young and old joining hands to demand justice. Women's rights activist groups, they actually went right up to the North Block, South Block, Rashtrapati Bhavan, and along the Rajpath to eventually reach the India Gate.

    In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Vani Tripathi, National Secretary, BJP; Shweta Parulekar, Spokesperson, Shiv Sena; Anupam Kher, Actor; Justice Mukul Mudgal, Former Chief Justice Punjab and Haryana High Court; Sudha Ramalingam, Advocate & Vice-Pres, PUCL and Dharmesh Jhaveri, Businessman, TIMES NOW viewer, debates whether there any doubt that the existing laws against rape have failed to serve as a deterrent.